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Pot Stand

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Object Number:
MS2501
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Date Made:
599-500 BC
Early Date:
-599
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Bucchero
Iconography:
Ram Head
Description:
"Fruit stand"; rims end in ram's head terminals. Bucchero, thrown and tooled. Semi-cylindrical body set on high foot with flared base which does not belong with body, Four rams' heads at corners. On rim are 8 small knobs. 3 pairs of vertical ridges on body, 2 ridges on foot. Incised zig-zag, groove on base. Fabric: uneven brown-grey core and surface. Foot has dark gray core and glossy black surface. Condition: edge of base chipped. Technique: handmade body, thrown foot. Knobs applied. Burnished. Place of manufacture: probably Orvieto
Height:
19cm
Length:
21cm
Outside Diamater:
11.4cm
Other Number:
813   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 427
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